M.Sc. On Campus

Industrial Engineering and Operations Research

MINES Saint-Étienne

12 months
3770 EUR/year
243 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Modern enterprises are facing the challenge of producing at low costs with high quality and in short delay while ensuring high reliability of its equipment and reducing environmental impact. The Industrial Engineering and Operations Research programme of MINES Saint-Étienne meets the challenge with innovative scientific technologies for efficient design and maintenance of manufacturing systems.


The Industrial Engineering and Operations Research programme of MINES Saint-Étienne program deals with applications of advanced techniques of industrial engineering and operations research to decision making, especially scientific methods for modeling, performance evaluation, design, production planning and scheduling, supply chain management and maintenance of both manufacturing, service and logistics systems. 

Special attention is given to major issues raised in the design and operation of manufacturing and service systems. Thanks to the close relationships that the research labs enjoy with some major industrial partners, students can learn how to apply these cutting-edge techniques and how to face the complexity of various industrial sectors such as semiconductor manufacturing, health care delivery systems, automotive industry and transportation.

Career opportunities

This one-year Master of Science program trains students for jobs in R&D, in management of enterprises and in consulting. It is also the first step toward a French doctorate in industrial engineering and operations research.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Operations management of production systems and supply chains
  • Optimization and decision support
  • Enterprise modeling and engineering
  • Design and performance evaluation of manufacturing systems
  • Planning and scheduling of production and logistics systems
  • Customer-centered strategies for Supply-Chain Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


Partially taught in English, Partially taught in French




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should hold a French « master M1» or a Bachelor of Science/Engineering in industrial engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, applied mathematics, computer science. 
  • Knowledge of French language is not mandatory since a large number of courses are in English. 
  • The admission decision, made by an admission committee, will be communicated to each applicant.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3770 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3770 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    243 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 243 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Saint-Étienne

740 - 980 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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